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looking for a new network monitor and wondering what new products are out there.
SCOM is out just looking for something simple.  I saw this product: http://www.logicmonitor.com/how-it-works/
which is hosted and i wouldnt mind that at all. ANyone heard of this or used it?
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Never heard of that one. There are a sea of options available however.

SCOM/SCCM is pretty good, as you can do a lot more than just network monitoring.
In addition LabTech, Kaseya, Nagios, PTRG and Solarwinds can do a good job depending on your requirements.
They all have pro's and con's. Personally I enjoy Labtech, Nagios and PTRG. PTRG being the easier one from my perspective.
Nagios however is largely free with a good community support available.
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Looking to Monitor CPU,MEM,Hard Space available, IP (Ping).
In the mean time Ill look into the ones mentioned, also what about hosted monitoring? Anyone doing this yet?

thanks much!
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Apologies for the late response. Hosted monitoring does exist yes. I have not used those myself, but have a look at the options listed here. Hope that helps a bit more.
Again apologies for the late response. Got tied up with other things and forgot.

http://www.rackaid.com/blog/server-monitoring-cloud/
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Not a problem thanks for taking the time out.  Researching my options I found that LabTEch also has a hosted solution.
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